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Clouds over Dubai

The results of an LP-led audit into the Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund could have wide ramifications.

Apex Abu Dhabi to gain domicile license

The firm will be the first administrator licensed to oversee Abu Dhabi regulated funds.

Apex to offer admin services in Saudi Arabia

Regulatory change has boosted demand for fund administration services in the Kingdom

Bahrain implements new LP law

The Investment Limited Partnership law was established to enable the kingdom to compete with other offshore centers in the Gulf.

Crestbridge opens in Bahrain

The fund and corporate services firm has acquired a Bahraini firm, Ohad Trust.

Law firms of the year revealed: infrastructure

Clifford Chance, Mayer Brown and Allen & Overy were among the big winners.

KWM shores up EUME locations

The law firm has restructured its EUME arm, following the appointment of administrators yesterday.

UAE to adopt new VC legislation

The Gulf nation hopes to create a ‘silicon oasis’ to rival California’s venture capital market.

pfm’s top five of 2016

A round up of the most-read stories on pfm during 2016

Aberdeen Asset Management opens in Abu Dhabi

The asset manager has opened its first office in the Middle East and has become the first international asset manager to establish a base in Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone.